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Krovinovic could leave West Brom early

2021-01-16T22:35:44Z

Filip Krovinovic could leave West Brom this month, his agent says.

The midfielder has fallen out of favour at the Premier League side and could return to Benfica this month.

"We are considering with West Bromwich and Benfica what to do. The situation is quite complicated because of the loan between these two clubs, but we will know more about that in a few days," Marjan Sisic said.

Gago appointed Atletico Aldosivi coach

2021-01-16T21:48:34Z

Fernando Gago has been appointed coach of Argentine side Atlético Aldosivi.

The former Real Madrid and Roma player will begine his coaching career with the Primera Division side.

Torino increase Kurtic offer

2021-01-16T21:22:29Z

Torino are hoping they can convince Parma to sell Jasmin Kurtic by increasing their offer.

Parma do not want to sell the midfielder, but Sky Sport says Torino believe a €4 million offer will change their mind.

The 32-year-old spent six months on loan at Torino in 2014 and wants to return, having already agreed to sign a two-and-a-half-year contract with them.

Juventus consider Piatek move

2021-01-16T20:56:03Z

Juventus are looking at Krzysztof Piatek as a potential solution to their striker problems.

The Serie A champions are looking to sign a new forward and have already looked at Graziano Pelle and Gianluca Scamacca.

But Calciomercato reports that Piatek, currently with Hertha Berlin in Germany, is among their list of targets and are considering a move for him.

Aston Villa prepare Sanson offer

2021-01-16T20:30:39Z

Aston Villa are lining up a move for Marseille's Morgan Sanson, Telefoot reports.

The Premier League side have been linked with a move for the midfielder for some time and are ready to swoop in for him this month.

FC Cincy in pursuit of Podolski

2021-01-16T20:10:53Z

FC Cincinnati is one club looking to sign German star Lukas Podolski, according to Bild.

The former Arsenal forward is currently playing for Turkish side Antalyaspor, having joined the club last January.

FC Cincy currently has Japanese attacker Yuya Kubo and Brighton & Hove loanee Jurgen Locadia as the club's two Designated Players.

Ighalo's agent says forward has Premier League interest

2021-01-16T19:50:23Z

Odion Ighalo's agent says that the striker has interest from clubs in the Premier League.

The Nigerian has offers from teams in England, the Middle East and in Europe, while an MLS move also remains an option.

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Bayern loan youngster to Union Berlin

2021-01-16T19:30:48Z

Bayern have sent Leon Dajaku on loan to Union Berlin, the Bundesliga champions announced.

The 19-year-old German youth international has made three appearances for Bayern and will now look to earn first-team experience with Union Berlin.

Former MLS All-Star Waston returns to Costa Rica

2021-01-16T19:10:07Z

Former MLS All-Star Kendall Waston has returned to Costa Rica to sign with Saprissa, the club announced.

Waston previously starred with the Vancouver Whitecaps, making the MLS Best XI twice after heading to the league in 2014.

He'll now return to Saprissa, having previously come up through the club's youth academy before playing for the first-team for several years.

Koeman reveals Arsenal-linked Neto has asked to leave Barcelona

2021-01-16T18:50:04Z

Ronald Koeman has revealed that Neto is looking to leave Barcelona.

The Brazilian goalkeeper has been linked with Arsenal recently, although Barca have turned down his request to make a move so far.

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West Brom target Celta midfielder Yokuslu

2021-01-16T18:30:16Z

West Brom are considering making a bid for Celta midfielder Okay Yokuslu.

The Daily Mail reports the Premier League side are looking to bring in three players in January and have made the Turkey international one of their top targets.

Jaume Costa wants to leave Villarreal for Granada

2021-01-16T18:15:08Z

Villarreal left-back Jaume Costa has become a top target for Granada and wants to make the move.

But Ideal reports that the 32-year-old is too expensive for Granada but is unlikely to join the club in hte January transfer window.

Bayern loan Dajaku to Union Berlin

2021-01-16T17:57:35Z

Bayern Munich teenager Leon Dajaku has joined Union Berlin on loan.

The 19-year-old winger has made three senior appearances for Bayern. 

Union Berlin have the option to sign him on a permanent basis when the loan expires.

Real Madrid want €20m for Odriozola

2021-01-16T17:33:40Z

Real Madrid are willing to part ways with Alvaro Odriozola, Mundo Deportivo reports.

The Spanish side are demanding €20 million (£18m/$24m) for the 25-year-old right-back, who has no place in Zinedine Zidane's plans.

Calhanoglu closer to AC Milan renewal

2021-01-16T17:08:40Z

AC Milan and Hakan Calhanoglu have had a breakthrough in contract talks, Calciomercato reports.

The attacking midfielder has looked likely to leave the Rossoneri as negotiations broke down.

Milan have upped their offer to a €4 million salary, while Calhanoglu's agent has dropped his demands to €5m, suggesting they could eventually come to an agreement.

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Bruno Fernandes almost joined Newcastle - Benitez

2021-01-16T16:45:52Z

Rafa Benitez has revealed that Bruno Fernandes could have been at Newcastle were it not for a frustrating court case.

The midfielder has become the star man at Manchester United, but he could have moved to the Premier League much sooner.

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Wijnaldum set to join Barcelona

2021-01-16T16:22:00Z

Midfielder has decided to reject Liverpool offer

Georginio Wijnaldum has decided he will leave Liverpool for Barcelona, says The Mirror.

The Netherlands international will reject the Reds' offer to extend his contract, which expires at the end of the season.

He has opted to reunite with Ronald Koeman at Barcelona.

Dortmund to move for Malen if Sancho goes

2021-01-16T16:00:00Z

Borussia Dortmund have indentifed PSV Eindhoven star Donyell Malen as the man to replace Jadon Sancho, claims Soccer News.

The Bundesliga outfit fear that an England international winger could head to Manchester United in the summer, with a successor being lined up from the Eredivisie.

Liverpool remain keen on Traore

2021-01-16T15:45:00Z

Wolves winger still in Reds' sights

Wolves winger Adama Traore remains on the recruitment radar at Liverpool, reports Sport.

The jet-heeled forward has been linked with a move to Anfield in the recent past, with Jurgen Klopp continuing to mull over his options.

Leeds & Leipzig looking at Dhanda

2021-01-16T15:30:00Z

Swansea star Yan Dhanda is attracting interest from across Europe, claims the Daily Mail.

Leeds, RB Leipzig, Bournemouth, Marseille and Atalanta are all said to be mulling over moves for the 22-year-old playmaker.

Mourinho wants Di Maria reunion at Spurs

2021-01-16T15:15:00Z

Tottenham boss eyes PSG superstar

Todofichajes report that Jose Mourinho would like to be reunited with Angel Di Maria at Tottenham.

The Portuguese has worked with the Argentine before at Real Madrid and could snap him up over the summer as speculation builds regarding a move away from Paris Saint-Germain for the South American.

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Arsenal & West Ham tracking Toney

2021-01-16T15:00:00Z

Gunners & Hammers keen on in-form striker

Arsenal and West Ham are keeping a close eye on Brentford striker Ivan Toney, reports Express Sport.

The 24-year-old frontman has plundered 24 goals this season, with those efforts bringing him to the attention of Premier League suitors.

Arteta wants Puig at Arsenal

2021-01-16T14:45:00Z

Mikel Arteta has asked Edu to deliver him Riqui Puig at Arsenal, claims Fichajes.

A Barcelona starlet who has been billed as ‘the next Andres Iniesta’ is considered to be the promising playmaker that the Gunners are crying out for.

Solskjaer won’t rule out further Man Utd exits

2021-01-16T14:30:00Z

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he cannot rule out further departures from Manchester United during the January transfer window, with the likes of Marcos Rojo, Sergio Romero and Jesse Lingard being linked with moves elsewhere.

The Red Devils boss has said: “You can’t really say no because, in football, things just crop up."

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Anderson offered to Everton

2021-01-16T14:15:00Z

Everton have, according to Fabrizio Romano, been offered the chance to sign Felipe Anderson.

The Brazilian playmaker is out of favour at West Ham and expected to be on the move before the winter window slams shut.

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Lautaro expects to stay at Inter

2021-01-16T14:00:09Z

Lautaro Martinez is confident of agreeing new terms to stay at Inter Milan.

The Argentina forward says his agent is working on a deal and that he wants to stay in Milan.

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Benatia mulling over Parma offer

2021-01-16T13:45:15Z

Former Juventus defender Medhi Benatia is being linked with a return to Serie A with Parma.

The 33-year-old is currently on the books of Qatari side Al-Duhail, but has been offered a route back to Italy with Parma.

Sky Sport Italia claims Benatia is mulling over the offer and will give an answer next week.

Gomez on PSG's radar

2021-01-16T13:15:45Z

Alejandro Papu Gomez has emerged as a target for Paris Saint-Germain.

Gomez seems certain to leave Atalanta this month following a souring of relations with coach Gian Piero Gasperini.

Le10sport is claiming that PSG star Angel Di Maria has talked up his fellow Argentinean to the club’s sporting director Leonardo.

Onguene seals Genoa move

2021-01-16T12:45:43Z

Genoa have confirmed the signing of Jerome Onguene on loan from RB Salzburg.

The Cameroon defender has made a move until the end of the season, with the Serie A side holding an option to sign him permanently in the summer.

Ozil contract breakthrough

2021-01-16T12:15:56Z

Mesut Ozil is on the brink of leaving Arsenal for Fenerbahce, with a breakthrough made over the termination of his contract.

An announcement could be made as soon as Sunday, which would allow Ozil to travel to Turkey to finalise his move.

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Garcia will not join Barca in January

2021-01-16T11:45:51Z

Eric Garcia will not be moving to Barcelona from Manchester City in the January transfer window.

The defender was Barca’s top priority and Goal confirmed the player had agreed personal terms with the club.

Barca were working on a deal with City, but As claims the three candidates for the Catalan club’s presidency have put a halt to the transfer.

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Konate an option for Liverpool

2021-01-16T11:15:50Z

RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate has emerged as an alternative option to Dayot Upamecano for Liverpool.

Leipzig are reluctant to sell Upamecano, but could be open to the transfer of Konate and Bild’s Christian Falk has confirmed the interest is genuine.

Eriksen's wages hindering Spurs return

2021-01-16T10:45:05Z

Midfielder wants out of Inter Milan

Christian Eriksen's wage demands are the stumbling block preventing a return to Tottenham.

The Danish midfielder is looking for a way to end his poor spell at Inter Milan, and a return to Tottenham is an option.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the player's representative is working on a solution but money is the big problem.

Mostafa Mohamed set for Gala loan

2021-01-16T10:15:41Z

Galatasaray are set to sign Mostafa Mohamed on loan from Zamalek.

French side Saint Etienne were leading the chase, but Sporx says they pulled out after negotiations failed to bear fruit and it has cleared the way for Gala to sign the Egyptian forward on loan.

Martel leaves Leipzig for Vienna

2021-01-16T09:45:49Z

Eric Martel has left RB Leipzig to join Austria Wien on loan.

The teenager has signed an 18-month contract until the summer of 2022, with all parties hopeful the extended loan spell will enable him to prosper.

Carvalho committed to Betis, says Pellegrini

2021-01-16T09:15:03Z

William Carvalho is fully committed to Real Betis according to coach Manuel Pellegrini.

The Portuguese midfielder has been linked with a move to Benfica, but Pellegrini expects him to stay.

"I see him as absolutely committed and focused on the team," Pellegrini told Marca. "I don’t see that he any intention or desire to go.”

Clemens exits Cologne for Darmstadt

2021-01-16T08:45:11Z

Christian Clemens has left Cologne to sign for Darmstadt.

The 28-year-old deal was up at the end of the season, but he has been allowed to leave early in order to secure regular playing time in the second tier of German football.

Ighalo could stay in Premier League

2021-01-16T08:14:39Z

Odion Ighalo could remain in the Premier League once his loan at Manchester United expires.

The forward is on loan at the club from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua but the agreement expires at the end of the month.

His representatives are working hard on the forward's future, and in an interview with BBC Sport Africa, one said: "I can confirm that some Premier League clubs, two teams outside of England and some clubs in the Middle East have made formal enquiries."

Diagne pops on to West Brom's radar

2021-01-16T07:39:28Z

Galatasaray striker Mbaye Diagne has emerged as a target for West Brom.

In a bid to fight their way out of trouble, Baggies boss Sam Allardyce is looking to add firepower to his side.

He has checked out a number of options, and Sky Sports is saying Senegal international Diagne is the latest to cross his radar.

Esposito heads to Venezia from Inter

2021-01-16T07:00:48Z

Sebastiano Esposito has moved to Venezia, following the decision the forward and Inter Milan to end his loan spell at SPAL.

The teenager cut little ice and Inter will hope he has more success at fellow Serie B side Venezia between now and the end of the season.

Fenerbahce sign Osayi-Samuel from QPR

2021-01-16T04:30:08Z

Fenerbahce have confirmed Bright Osayi-Samuel will join from Queens Park Rangers.

The 23-year-old has agreed a four-year contract that will start in the summer.
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Dalbert snubs Real Valladolid for Rennes stay

2021-01-16T03:30:55Z

Rennes winger Dalbert has confirmed he will remain at the club, having turned down a move to Real Valladolid.

The 27-year-old Brazilian, who is on loan from Inter, was reportedly close to joining the Spanish side, but said: "I'm not leaving. I'm a professional, I have a contract and I have respect for the club which gave me this great opportunity.”

No Schalke move for Rafinha

2021-01-16T02:30:38Z

Schalke have been tipped to bring former star Rafinha back to the Bundesliga this month to boost their chances of avoiding relegation.

But Sport1 reports the Gelsenkirchen side are yet to make an offer for the 35-year-old, who spent five years there and is currently at Olympiakos. 

Mourinho non-committal on potential Alli move

2021-01-16T00:45:37Z

Jose Mourinho has hinted that Dele Alli is unhappy with his current Tottenham role as transfer rumours continue to swirl around the English midfielder.

While he has featured more prominently in cup competitions, Alli's lack of league action has led to several transfer rumours, with former manager Mauricio Pochettino and Paris Saint-Germain reported to be among his potential suitors.

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AC Milan want option to purchase £26m Tomori

2021-01-16T00:21:47Z

The Chelsea defender could be heading for Serie A

AC Milan want an option to buy Fikayo Tomori if they take the defender on loan from Chelsea, reports The Guardian.

Tomori is looking for a move away from Stamford Bridge as he's made just one league appearance this season.

Milan have asked about an 18-month loan, but want to include an option to buy at the end of this season for around £26 million (€29m/$35m).

Rose to leave Tottenham for Bundesliga or La Liga switch

2021-01-15T23:59:39Z

Full-back to snub interest from West Brom

Danny Rose wants to leave Tottenham for a move to the Bundesliga or La Liga.

The Sun reports that the full-back is wanted by West Brom, but he would rather make a short-term move abroad amid interest from Germany and Spain.

Red Bulls close to Haksabanovic signing

2021-01-15T23:46:53Z

Swansea to beat Wolfsburg, Leverkusen to sign Morris

2021-01-15T23:34:38Z

Swansea are close to signing Jordan Morris from the Seattle Sounders, The Telegraph claims.

Wolsburg and Bayer Leverkusen are interested in the 26-year-old but he is already in talks with Swansea, with the Welsh team’s playing style a key factor in the deal.

AC Milan complete Meite signing

2021-01-15T23:31:02Z

AC Milan have signed Soualiho Meite on loan from Torino.

The San Siro side will be able to land the 26-year-old on a permanent basis at the end of the season.

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Arsenal target Barcelona goalkeeper

2021-01-15T23:28:31Z

Neto wants to leave Camp Nou

Arsenal are considering a move for Barcelona goalkeeper Neto Murara.

The 31-year-old wants to leave Camp Nou this month and Mundo Deportivo says the Gunners will only be able to convince him to sign if they can guarantee he will play.

Napoli want Barcelona full-back on loan

2021-01-15T23:25:58Z

Napoli hope to land Junior Firpo on loan from Barcelona, Sky Sport reports.

The Serie A side would have to offload Kevin Malcuit before they could land the 24-year-old left-back.

El Shaarawy wants Shenhua release to seal Roma return

2021-01-15T23:15:04Z

Stephan El Shaarawy wants to return to Roma.

Sky Sport in Italy reports the 28-year-old winger wants Shanghai Shenhua to terminate his contract and allow him to join the Serie A side.

Roma are eager to bring him back but do not want to pay a transfer fee for him.